AIV Engineer

Rome, Italy, Sapienza Consulting [2072]

Field(s) of expertise
Software Engineering Space Systems Engineering
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a Serco company, is working with many exciting new ventures around the world involved with innovative Space, New Space and Remote Sensing technologies surrounding earth observation.

On behalf of our client, we are looking for an AIV Engineer. You will have the chance to work on an exciting space mission, all while being hands-on the test, integration and validation aspects of it.

Your mission as an AIV Engineer will be to focus on the integration, verification and integrations aspects of a very important space mission. You will support the development of these missions to ensure they continue to support the client’s business plan.


  • Familiarization with, finalization and maintenance of the HW/SW MOC Pre-release Platform for the validation of FOP/GOP and SVT (i.e. the platform for operations data validation and operational configuration)
  • Integration activities (e.g. on site GS software installation, configuration, support to network integration, integration with external entities)
  • Participate to Test Readiness Reviews, Test Review Boards and Non-conformance Review Boards
  • Preparation of Test Reports, SPR, non-conformances related to GS integration tasks
  • Identification of any complementary test to be added to lower-level Integration Plans that introduces benefit or improvement to GS Integration Process
  • Verify GS readiness to start the validation tests on-site
  • Review Validation Plans issued at lower level for GS subsystems
  • Detailed definition of GS Validation tests schedule
  • Set up of test tools needed for Validation tests execution
  • Execution of GS Validation activities through specific validation test procedures
  • Mapping the successful coverage of validation tests w.r.t the GS Requirements
  • Preparation of Test Reports, SPR, non-conformances related to GS verification & validation tasks
  • Preparation of Verification Reports by Inspection, Review of Design, and Analysis Methods


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in a relevant field
  • Experience as AIV Technician or relevant
  • Good knowledge of internet security and data privacy principles
  • Fluency in (Business) English both spoken and written
  • Experience setting up workstations with computers and necessary peripheral devices
  • Experience in ensuring computer hardware devices have high functionality
  • Experience in installing and configuration of appropriate software and functions according to specifications
  • Experience in developing and maintaining local networks to optimize performance
  • Experience in security and privacy of networks and computer systems
  • Experience in writing test documentation in the likes of Test Specification, Test Procedure and Test Report
  • Experience in organizing and scheduling upgrades and maintenance
  • Experience in performing troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems

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